Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, local business review site Yelp
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Yelp's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
|Headquarters (founded)||San Francisco (2004)|
|Market Cap||$381.3 million|
|Industry||Internet software and services|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$83.3 million|
|Management||Co-Founder/CEO Jeremy Stoppelman
CFO Robert Krolik
|Trailing-12-Month Return on Equity||(50.9%)|
|Cash/Debt||$21.7 million / $0|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 94% of the 296 members who have rated Yelp believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 going forward.
In a crowded IPO offering of knick knack technology offerings, if any of them are susceptible to user decay, over rosy projections, and just general positive speculation it is Yelp.
Quite honestly, I don't believe in the service offering and don't see how this will ever be extremely profitable. I see them on gobbled up eventually by a much larger tech company, and added to a larger service offering.
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